Robert Perna


Director Engineering and Infrastructure

Robert Perna, has been with Council since 20 April 2020 and is an experienced engineer with significant management experience. 

Robert is a Registered Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ) member and a recent graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

Robert has worked for the private sector, the Department of Transport and Main Roads (DTMR) and Mackay Regional Council in various engineering, construction and management roles.

Robert’s major project achievement was as project manager for the $42 million hospital bridge replacement in Mackay from 2006-2009.

Robert has great leadership and communication skills and has lived most of his life in the broader region.